Cyberbullying

By: Macy, Mia, Jesse

Definition

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social media.

Guided Question

Why do people have social media if they're so afraid they're going to get cyber bullied.


Guided Questioned Proved

Many kids and teens who are cyberbullied don't want to tell a teacher or parent, often because they feel ashamed of the social peer pressure.

Passion Statement

We’re passionate about ending cyberbullying as fast as possible and as efficiently as possible.
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3 Steps to Stop Cyberbullying

1. Look for it: this part would include parents or close friends checking texts,email and posts on social media.


2. Prevent it: track down the bully or stop your child or friend from using a certain website or the internet.


3. Report it: go to a school consular or confront a teacher/parent with your or your friends problem.

Interesting Facts

Nearly 43% of kids and teens have been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once.


Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common tool for cyber bullying.


81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person.


Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide.

How Cyberbullying is different

Cyberbullying is different because someone who is being bullying might not even know who the bully is. Bullies on the online use social media and the internet to hide.